On the launch of the Oklahoma land rush had begun Eighty five

On the launch of the oklahoma land rush had begun

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On April 22, 1889 the launch of the Oklahoma land rush had begun. Eighty five percent of all new homes built between 1948 and 1958 were built in settled areas outside the inner cities. County government spending had also gone up in spending on libraries in 1932 only four million was spent nationwide. In 1957 it had reached thirty one million dollars nationwide for libraries. Urban county congress was conducted by the national association of counties in 1959. The case Baker v. Carr in 1962, the U.S. supreme court, ruled that urban voters were entitled to challenge malapportionment of legislative districts, and that the federals courts could hear such challenges.
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Fifth teen states had granted charter authority to their counties in 1970. It had taken up to sixty years to get to this point. Roughly 130 counties nationwide operated under a county charter that year. The longest form of county government would be commission form. In the 1950’s there had only been about a dozen charters, but by 1973 there were seventy-one, most had been adopted since 1960.
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